Dr Gerald (Gerry) Rosendorff, a long playing member of the Van Der Stel Bowling Club turned 90 years old on the 8thAugust 2019. This very special occasion was celebrated at the bowling club on the evening of the 10thAugust with many of his extended family and friends present.
Gerry practiced as a general practitioner in Stellenbosch for over 50 years and was honoured in 2013 by the Stellenbosch Heritage Foundation for his lifelong dedication to the community.
Gerry joined the Can Der Stel Bowling club in 1992, soon after he retired from his practice, and has endeared himself to all the club members as a man who gives much more than he takes and plays the sport as a true gentleman, always prepared to volunteer to help when asked.
His achievements on the bowling green has seen his name on many of the trophies at the club, particularly as the skip of a team, where his leadership and playing skills have come to the fore.
In 2017 Gerry was awarded honorary life membership of the Van der Stel Bowling Club in recognition for his contribution to the club.